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Nigerian Businessman Killed In S’Africa

A Nigerian businessman based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Emmanuel Onyekaozuru was shot dead on Sunday. The President of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, on Monday told newsmen in Pretoria, South Africa, that Onyekaozuru, 50, was shot by two gunmen. ‘’The union has received a report that a Nigerian businessman, Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, was shot in his business ...

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Court Refuses To Disqualify Gbajabiamila

A legal move to disqualify Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila from emerging as the Speaker of the House of Representatives failed before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court Monday. In a chamber ruling, Justice Abdul Kafarati, instead of restraining the House of Reps from accepting the nomination of Hon. Gbajabiamila as ‎an aspirant for the office of the Speaker, directed ...

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Okiro: N275m Allegation Is Blackmail

Police Service Commission chairman, Mr Mike Okiro, on Monday reacted to the allegation that he defrauded the body of N275 million and vowed not to succumb to what he called blackmail against him. According to NAN report, Okiri alleged that a staff of the commission, Mr. Aaron Kaase, of the Press Unit, colluded with a Journalist and Publisher (name withheld) ...

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Military’s Advance Team Hits Maiduguri

An advance team for the establishment of military command and control centre to intensify the war against Boko Haram has moved to Maiduguri in compliance with a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari. The team, comprising elements of the Office of the Chief of Army Staff, all the relevant Army Headquarters Departments and other combat support components, is led by a ...

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Buhari In Germany With Fashola, Dambazau

-For Talks With Obama, G7 Leaders President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Munich, Germany on Sunday to begin a two-day official visit where he will participate in the G-7 Outreach program for invited heads of government and global institutions. Buhari, who was received on arrival by the Vice Minister-President of Bavaria, Mrs. Inge Aigner, was accompanied by Governor Kashim Shettima of ...

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Aregbesola Should Sell Helicopter – PDP

-Stop Wasteful Spending To Pay Workers The Peoples Democratic Party has advised Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, to sell the helicopter purchased for security surveillance and stop “wasteful spending” in order to raise money to pay salaries of workers in the state. The Director of Media and Strategy of the PDP in Osun State, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, gave this ...

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SPDC Boosts Niger Delta Healthcare

-Trains 300 Midwives In Six States Healthcare delivery in six Niger Delta states looks set for the upswing with the training of 300 midwives that will support government’s effort in getting more skilled health workers to rural communities. The 18-month midwifery certification training which commenced in 2014, aims to produce skilled and motivated change agents in the hinterland, where statistics ...

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MERS Virus Claims Another Death

-14 New Cases Recorded In South Korea South Korean Health Ministry on Sunday said 14 infections with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome were added, sending the total number to 64. Among the 14 new cases was one death of a 75-year-old patient, who had passed away on Friday but was confirmed positive Sunday. The total death toll from the viral ...

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Fayose Forgives Outgoing Lawmakers

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday bade farewell to the outgoing members of the House of Assembly, insisting that he had forgiven them for attempting to remove him from office. Fayose said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, even as the Assembly’s tenure will expire on Friday. Ekiti State had been under siege ...

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Truck Crushes FRSC Marshal To Death

The Coordinator of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Special Marshal in Osun State, S. O. Adewale, has been crushed to death on Owena-Ilesa Road in the state. According to an eyewitness, Adewale was returning to Owo in Ondo State, along with his wife when the accident happened. However, his wife sustained severe injuries and is currently on admission at Obafemi ...

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